Is your neck stiff? Are you constantly rolling your shoulders in a desperate attempt to relieve the constant aching sensation? If you are, then you aren’t alone: many Americans report aches and pains. Exercising, poor sleeping habits, and sedentary jobs are all common contributors to chronic soreness. Even stress can have an effect, and considering that each day one million Americans miss work because of related stress, it is likely taking a toll.
If you are experiencing chronic soreness, there are a number of remedies that can help you alleviate the ache and get back to your life unencumbered. Some of these solutions are relatively obvious, like chiropractic and better posture, but others can be surprising.
We’ve put together a few bizarre tips for suffers from chronic soreness.
- Tart Cherry Juice
In 2010, a study published by the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine found that marathon runners who drank tart cherry juice recovered more quickly and experience much less inflammation. The reason for that is called anthocyanin, an antioxidant which is attributed to the lack of inflammation.
While coffee is universally accepted to be the most important beverage that has every existed, many don’t know that it can actually help reduce the effects of soreness. Coffee is so effective in the reduction of soreness that Ann Kulze, M.D., the best-selling author of Eat Right for Life recommends two cups for her patients before working out.
- Heated Neck Pillows
While the benefits of heat therapy are well known, these unique pillows make it significantly easier to sooth your sore muscles. These microwaveable heat wraps are designed to be worn casually after a long day at the office.
Whether you are an office worker spending eight hours a day staring at a screen or a marathon runner, soreness is likely a natural part of your day. While there are a number of conventional approaches to reducing soreness, these unique treatments can offer you a much wider arsenal against aches and pains.
Come see what our Sunshine Pillows and quality heated neck pillows, microwavable shoulder heat wrap, and lavender scented neck heat wrap can do for you!